What Are Your School Budget Priorities?

What Are Your School Budget Priorities?

Frederick County Public Schools seeks feedback at a Community Budget Forum Wednesday, December 5 on next year’s school system operating budget, fiscal year (FY) 2020.The forum will take place from 7 p.m.- 8 p.m. at the Central Office Board Room, 191 S. East Street, Frederick. In the event of inclement weather, the snow date is Tuesday, December 11.

At this point in the budget process, Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban is continuing to gather feedback to prepare her recommended FY20 budget, which FCPS will share with the public via video Monday, January 7. The Superintendent is slated to present her recommended budget to the Board of Education on Wednesday, January 9.  

The BOE will hold several work sessions and discussions regarding the budget and plans a public hearing for Wednesday, February 6. The Board is scheduled to approve the budget on Wednesday, February 13, and forward it to the County. The Board will hold additional budget discussions as needed throughout April and May, with final budget approval to take place on June 5 and take effect July 1, 2019.

FCPS has posted the budget calendar timeline online at www.fcps.org/budget.